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Oct

CUSTOM CUFF…A “cool” unique new party favor.

Well, those yellow LiveStrong bracelets certainly made an impact some years back. Party planners, hosts and hostesses are still ordering rubber bracelets for anything and everything—from seating cards or sometimes to use at the bars to prove someone is a VIP and how important a VIP they are by the color. Using 3D printing technology, …

28
Oct

DON’T SWEAT THE BIG STUFF… DO A BUDGET!

EVENT BUDGETS When sitting down to plan your b’nai mitzvah it is important you have an idea of what you want to spend. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve met with moms and dads who say we have “x” to spend but they never considered the basics, and WOW, that’s never pretty. Before …

26
Oct

PARTY PLANNING MADE EASY…CHECK IT OFF!

Checklist and Timeline I don’t have to tell you that whether you are planning a mitzvah, a corporate event or even a fundraiser, the most important thing is to be organized.   Not being organized could mean a few really bad things:  1.  the venue you want will not be available 2.  the vendors you …

21
Oct

PartyPalooza | November 13th!

Are you coming on Sunday, November 13 to PartyPalooza? Is there a party or an event in your future?  Well, you can plan it all in one day at the 21st annual PartyPalooza Planning Expo on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Eton Chagrin Boulevard.  Not only that, many of the services (such as caterers, DJs, …

28
Jun

Cocktail Hour Trends

Come to PartyPalooza, formally Simchapalooza, and find out what’s going on with cocktail hour appetizers and how much things have changed.  After you sample the tastings from our vendors, you’ll soon find out It that it’s a different world these days.  It isn’t as much about how things taste, it’s more about how they are …

31
May

Centerpieces: Look Mom, No Flowers

Not every centerpiece has flowers.  Candles are huge for weddings; sports themes are huge for bar mitzvahs, lit with feathers are great for corporate or any milestone (especially a casino theme).  I’ve seen it all I think.  Years ago, I remember looking at different shaped and themed lamps and thinking, “I wish that was battery …

15
May

Photo Booth Props For The Creative

Today photo booths at parties are common.  And people thought it wouldn’t last,  But it’s like karaoke.  Neither will go away.  And they keep getting better and better.  What makes the booth special to you, the host, are the props that go with it.  Depending on the occasion and the theme, putting props at the …

5
Feb

What a Difference a Chair Makes

For years, I have been telling people that no one notices what you put on the walls (unless it’s lighting).  As you can see, dressing up the room is as easy as choosing a fabulous chair color.  These chairs change the entire ambiance of the room.  So if you’re considering how to make the room …

2
Feb

Linens Can Change A Room!

Do linens make a difference?  They can.  And they will–depending on what else is going on in the room.  Beautiful linens make a beautiful room. Just look at the two black and white tables I’ve included.  Plain old black and white, but anything but plain old.    Now, I’m not telling you to go out …

23
Dec

Balloons are Fabulous

Some people say, NO BALLOONS. Some people say, I HATE BALLOONS. I say, I LOVE BALLOONS. Balloons are so different today. They offer color, they fill a room, a hallway that was formerly dark and depressing. They bring attention to buffets, empty stages, ugly entrances. GIVE BALLOONS A CHANCE. Obviously, they aren’t right for every …

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